By KenyanNurse | August 18th, 2020 | 2 Comments | Category : Stories Lifestyle

During one of my supervision meetings, Prof Tracy, a respected health economist who began her career as a nurse told me," You clearly understand the nature of the task and show a really good understanding of your research topic, you are a passionate nurse , I am very glad to discuss with you." These were not mere words of encouragement, but they meant much more by the fact a senior nurse...

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By KenyanNurse | August 10th, 2020 | 0 Comments | Category : News and updates

In April 2016, I was privileged to participate in the Regional Young African Leadership Initiative; President Barack Obama's flagship program of building young leaders. During the initial phase of the program, we were taken through the Steve Covey's seven Habits of highly effective people. It is here I first understood the concept of win-win. After completion, I joined the alumni network w...

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By KenyanNurse | August 8th, 2020 | 13 Comments | Category : News and updates

Amidst the Covid-19 new normal that has put everything on a halt, Kenyannurse has, as much as possible, strived at ensuring its esteemed clients are well catered for. It is so apparent that the test-takers have been in huge doubts concerning the fate of the English examination at the British council upon the closure of its exam dates. Fortunate enough, IDP has offered a much needed solution to suc...

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By KenyanNurse | August 3rd, 2020 | 1 Comments | Category : Stories

As month of July came to an end, I realized that few months were remaining to renew my practicing license to remain as a legitimate and registered nurse (RN). Being a worst crisis manager, I braced myself to complete continuous professional development (CPD) courses early enough. I recalled how I had been able to renew my license from thousand miles away. It was a triumphant experience as Nursing...

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By KenyanNurse | July 30th, 2020 | 4 Comments | Category : Stories Lifestyle

Last week as I read about a case of a nursing officer at KTRH, I was taken back to 2015. This is a year I was involved in tragic road accident and had near-to death experience. Despite having done internship in KTRH back in 2012/3, I never got services there and I had to outsource services of personal doctor in a private facility. Many questions lingered in my mind about root causes of healthcare...

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By KenyanNurse | July 30th, 2020 | 0 Comments | Category : Overseas Nursing News and updates

The Nursing and Midwifery Council has postponed the launch of its new test of competence until next year because of the coronavirus pandemic, it has been announced. The nursing regulator was due to implement an updated version of the test, which assesses the skills and knowledge of nurses from overseas or who are returning to practice, in the summer. However, because of the outbreak of the novel v...

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By KenyanNurse | July 26th, 2020 | 4 Comments | Category : Stories Lifestyle

“You are different nurse!” These words from two doctors still linger in my mind to date. It was after stressful academic journey that was taking toll on everyone. Even though these words were not new to my ears, I asked them to defend their words. As they took turns to defend their words, I kept asking who an ordinary nurse is and who is a different nurse. My mind quickly recalled duri...

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By KenyanNurse | July 19th, 2020 | 2 Comments | Category : Stories Lifestyle

Hello again nurses, this is nurses’ watchwoman, I am following up on my last article on arise Kenyan nurses. No sooner had I released the article than I received The Kenya community health policy 2020-2030. Having shared with my close circle of friends about task shifting coming, some saw me as pessimist. Having seen community health workers in Rwanda manage many conditions and the Universal...

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By KenyanNurse | July 18th, 2020 | 11 Comments | Category : Stories Lifestyle

Fifteen years ago, I made a decision to be a nurse after my father diverted attention from being a lawyer as he cautioned me not to pursue law as he had no law firm I would practice upon graduating. His preference was based on perception that I would never lack job opportunity as a nurse locally and even abroad. Just like it is the norm, my high school teacher magnificently described nursing as ba...

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By KenyanNurse | July 17th, 2020 | 11 Comments | Category : News and updates

Computer-Based IELTS Exam was introduced some years back with the intend of diversification in terms of IELTS exam mode of delivery. It started with few countries and continued to spread globally and in Kenya, we heard of this by last year when British Council started offering it in Nairobi before Exam centres like Eldoret and Mombasa were able to accommodate the required infrastructure.

With t...

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